Monthly Archives: February 2016

Winter Tales Release Day

My short story ‘Shaman Red’ is included in the anthology Winter Tales – edited by Margret Helgadottir  available today from Fox Spirit via all the usual places!

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The Smith of Hockley by James Brogden (taster)

The Midas Scorpion was an assassin’s tool of the Elder World, from a time long before there were distinctions between magic and machine, or life and art, or death and love. It was made of gold, fin…

Source: The Smith of Hockley

Kami Ga Kikoemasu by Mike Chinn (taster)

Each wave reared higher than the Oji-Maru’s rails. Hooked fingers of white spume reaching for the whale-chaser before they collapsed back into the grey sea. Ishimaeru’s guts clenched every time, le…

Source: Kami Ga Kikoemasu

First pre-pub review for Fables and Fabrications

The first pre-publication review for Fables and Fabrications is out   HERE at the Book Lovers Boudoir.

front cover copy

Fables and Fabrications will be available in April/May!

E-arcs available on request

Sussex Tales – Birch Sap Poachers

As winter turns to spring here is a taster from Sussex Tales:

Sussex Tales final cover 2nd ed small“Sussex Tales runs a witty and thought provoking gamut of village events and its more curious characters. From fanged ferret to bulls in lead masks; ancient hand grenades to exploding ginger beer; cricketing dogs to wassailing orchards – Sussex Tales weaves traditional country wines, recipes, folklore and Sussex dialect into these natural tales of living a farming childhood in the vanished world of 1950s and 60s rural life.”

Opening pages from the first story Birch Sap Poachers.
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Miss Dilly in the Dog House

With apologies to Roger McGough!

Pissy Missy Dilly Cat!
What  do you think
you’re playing at?
Squatting there
upon the mat?
Making puddles –
Don’t do that!







(All good poetry comes from the heart  – ’nuff said!)


Peter Talks to Peter on the TTA Site

Peter Coleborn talks to Peter Tennant on the TTA website